A project of The Thomas Cole National Historic Site, an affiliated site of the National Park Service. The National Endowment for the Humanities funded its creation. Painter, poet, and essayist Thomas Cole (1801-1848) responded to this quest by creating pristine landscape paintings unlike any yet seen in America.
The Cleveland Museum of Art permanent collection includes more than 36,000 objects. In this database you will find records for all of the objects in the collection.
Highlighting the plight of four recent Latin American immigrants in the United States, the site tells stories of loss, love, frustration, hope, and the struggle to build their lives, communities, and their dreams.
Maintained by the University of Virginia, this site provides educators with a wealth of humanities resources for their classrooms and help in using technology effectively.
This website, established to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Wright brothers’ flight, has a “comprehensive collection of outstanding educational essays, multimedia and links regarding the history of flight.”
Sponsored by the French Ministry of Culture, the site contains captivating images and information about the cave of Lascaux. Links included are to other archaeological sites, the history of the discovery of the cave, and interactive exercises for teachers and students.
The site is a portal to French and Spanish language resources on the Internet. The topics include art, French and Spanish, and teacher resources. The links are annotated and indexed as an activity, resource, teacher link, or tool.
The United Kingdom's National Academy for the humanities and social sciences. It is designed to inspire, recognize, and support excellence in the humanities and social sciences, throughout the UK and internationally, and to champion their role and value.
A comprehensive timeline on American history from the mid-17th century through 1920, as well as a robust listing of American literary movements.
An MIT open courseware unit on how Japanese artists visualized the arrival and effects of Commodore Perry's fleet in 1853.